FIBT World Championships 2001

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The FIBT World Championships 2001 took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland (Men's bobsleigh) and Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Women's bobsleigh, and men's and women's Skeleton). The Swiss city had hosted the event for the record twentieth time, doing so previously in 1931 (Four-man), 1935 (Four-man), 1937 (Four-man), 1938 (Two-man), 1939 (Two-man), 1947, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1965, 1970, 1974, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1989 (Skelton), 1990 (Bobsleigh), 1997 (Bobsleigh), and 1998 (Skeleton). Calgary hosted the championship event for the third time, doing so previously in 1992 (Skeleton) and 1996.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Two man[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  Germany (Christoph Langen, Marco Jacobs)
Silver   Switzerland (Reto Götschi, Cedric Grand)
Bronze   Switzerland (Martin Annen, Beat Hefti)

Four man[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  Germany (Christoph Langen, Markus Zimmermann, Sven Peter, Alex Metzger)
Silver  Germany (André Lange, Lars Behrendt. René Hoppe, Carsten Embach)
Bronze   Switzerland (Christian Reich, Steve Anderhub, Urs Aeberhand, Domenic Keller)

Two woman[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold   Switzerland (Françoise Burdet, Katharina Sutter)
Silver  United States (Jean Racine, Jennifer Davidson)
Bronze  Germany (Susi Erdmann, Tanja Hess)

Skeleton[edit]

Men[edit]

Pos Athlete Time
Gold  Martin Rettl (AUT)
Silver  Jeff Pain (CAN)
Bronze  Lincoln DeWitt (USA)

Women[edit]

Pos Athlete Time
Gold  Maya Pedersen (SUI)
Silver  Alex Coomber (GBR)
Bronze  Tricia Stumpf (USA)

Coomber earned the first medal for Great Britain at the championships since 1966.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   Switzerland 2 1 2 5
2  Germany 2 1 1 4
3  United States 0 1 2 3
4  Austria 1 0 0 1
5  Canada 0 1 0 1
6  Great Britain 0 1 0 1

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